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July 04, 2019 - Daily Mail Online

Oranges, grapes and carrots contain cancer-fighting compounds which closely resemble molecules used in already licenced drugs, scientists say

Oranges, grapes and carrots contain cancer-fighting compounds which closely resemble molecules used in already licenced drugs, scientists say
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'Food represents the single biggest modifiable aspect of an individual’s health,' the researchers wrote.

A study found that out of more than 7,900 molecules within fruits and vegetables, 110 have the potential to battle tumours. This was based on the molecules' likeness to compounds found in existing anti-cancer medications. Fruits and vegetables are rich in antioxidants called flavonoids, which give them their colour.

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